CEO Jay Calnan of J. Calnan and Associates (JC&A) was honored with the 2022 Patriot Award at the Seal Legacy Foundation Event alongside Atlantic Management’s Joseph Zink. The ceremony took place on Sunday, July 31st at The Encore Boston Harbor. It included the presentation of these awards alongside a silent auction, reception and dinner. The annual program raises money to benefit Home Base which provides veteran and family care.
The Patriot Award is given to individuals who support the SEAL Legacy Foundation’s mission of providing support to families of wounded and fallen United States Navy SEALS, educational assistance for SEALS and their families, and other charitable causes benefiting the SEAL Community. These honorees exemplify patriotism and continue to serve their communities in their unique ways.
“We cannot explain how grateful we are to the Navy Seals and your families for what you do for us every day, day in and day out,” said Calnan, “I am so very fortunate and I want to thank all the Seals.”
At J. Calnan & Associates, giving back is embedded into the fabric of who we are. This legacy begins at the top with exemplary leadership. Calnan is the Co-Founder of Team IMPACT, a National Nonprofit that matches children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses with college athletic teams. He also supports causes such as Boston PAL, The Corey Griffin Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, The One Hundred Club, Champions for Children’s Hospital, The One Hundred Club, South Shore Hospital, The Jimmy Fund, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The American Heart Assoc, The Greg Hill Foundation and Father Bill’s to name a few. As a result of his leadership in the community, JC&A has been recognized by the Boston Business Journal for 16 years straight as a Top Charitable Contributor.